Transcript for The $600 Million Woman
Finally tonight the mystery is revealed the winner of that huge powerball jackpot almost 600 million dollars second largest jackpot ever. Millions of tickets were bought in the hours leading up to the drawing but in the end it was and 84 year old woman. Who would take away the prize here's ABC's Paula -- -- It's a record breaking jackpot -- Eighteen days we looked tight and -- this small town and everybody -- Wondering who -- that record setting powerball sold at this -- in zephyr hills Florida today. We found out the winner the 590. Million dollar jackpot. This mrs. Gloria Steve McKinsey. 84 years of age. McKenzie who lives in this modest home with -- leading Florida lottery headquarters early today. Chose not to appear in person but released this statement revealing how she scored that winning ticket. While invited public's another lottery player was kind enough to let me go ahead of them in line to purchase the witty quick pick ticket. That's how this lucky lady cashed in she's taking a lump sum cash payment after taxes 278. Million -- 175000. So what could this octogenarian do with that money for starters he could head to Miami and by the contracts of the broad gains and -- way. And still have sixty million to spare. Or she can purchase one of the most expensive pads in Florida -- Rolls Royce and had nearly a 178 million laughed for her children. Until I win the lottery I'm -- parents ABC news New York.
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